Oscar González (Guache)

Oscar González, better known as Guache, is an urban artist from the city of Bogotá, Colombia. Guache's art is heavily influenced by Latin American political muralism of the first half of the 20th…

Leticia Mandragora

Leticia Mandragora is an Italian/Spanish urban artist and tattooist who began leaving her mark on cities around the world since she was a kid. Moving to Naples at a young age she quickly searched out…

Alfredo Segatori

Alfredo Segatori, also known as “El Pelado” (“bald man” in English) is an Argentinian urban muralist who has been creating street art since 1989 using his signature freehand spray technique.…

Claudio Rafael (Ethos)

Claudio Ethos (born in São Paulo, 1982), is a renowned Brazilian urban artist with an amazing collection of impressive large-scale murals. Employing a very unique style, his fanciful and bizarre…

FLIX

Despite multiple exhibitions of his work in galleries around the world, it seems this artist prefers to keep his name private and exhibits and paints murals under the pseudonym FLIX. A Venezuelan…

Alejandro Molina (Hamk Trazos)

Alejandro Molina, better known by his pseudonym Hamk Trazos, is an urban artist from Caracas, Venezuela who over the years has filled the streets of the capital city. His designs seek to raise…

Joan Jiménez (Entes)

The Peruvian artist known as Entes (real name Joan Jiménez) has been a muralist and promoter of urban art for over 22 years now, painting murals in more than 20 countries around the Americas, Europe,…

Verónica (MIN8)

Born in 1982, MIN8 is a self-taught pioneer of graffiti art in Uruguay and in recent years has become well known across Latin America. She began in graffiti at the age of 15 and, without having…

Alapinta Colectivo

Initially composed of Aner Urra (ANER), Claudio Cabrera (KAIO), Claudio Maher (MAHER), and Gabriel Veloso (GVZ), Alapinta is a collective of Chilean artists who have been painting since 2004.…

Elian Chali

Elian Chali is an Argentinian street artist and muralist, born and raised in the city of Córdoba. He began painting at the age of 16 and by the age of 20, was completely dedicated to the arts.…

Sebastián Antonio Carreño Gaibisso (UNONUEVE)

Sebastián Antonio Carreño Gaibisso, also known as UNONUEVE, is a self-taught visual artist, a native of the San Antonio commune of Chile. Closely acquainted with painting since childhood, using basic…

Puriskiri

Puriskiri is a graffiti artist and muralist from the Bolivian city of Cochabamba, whose pseudonym means "globetrotter" in the Quechua language. His works of art contain the transience and immediacy…

Santiago Spirito (Cabaio)

Santiago Spirito (the real name of urban artist Cabaio) began painting in the streets of Buenos Aires after the 2001 Argentine economic crisis. Acting as part of a collective known as "Vómito…

(Juegasiempre) (DJ LU)

Juegasiempre, also known as DJ LU, is a Bogota architect and urban artist who paints large murals and also works as a university professor. He’s considered one of the most important proponents for…

Findarr Dac (Fin Dac)

Although this artist is not South American, we were always impressed when we came across one of his murals and we particularly admire “Las Tres Guerreras” in Cartagena and his collaboration known as…

Álvaro Córdova (Tnaz)

Álvaro Córdova (better known as “Tnaz”), discovered his talents and tastes for painting at an early age. Experimenting with drawing and with colors was something that helped him discover his…

Eduardo Kobra (Kobra)

I made my way to Sao Paulo and started going around the city looking for new street art to photograph. Within days it became clear to me that this guy named Kobra was a very serious street artist.

Rundontwalk (Fede Minuchín) (Tester Mariano)

Rundontwalk is an urban art collective born in the city of Buenos Aires in 2001. At the time it was one of the first artistic collectives to paint amid the economic crisis. At the center of…

Victoria Ferrerya (PintaArgentina)

I first met Victoria while wandering around Palermo district in Buenos Aires back in 2018. At that time she was already painting large murals, the most well-known of which was a picture of Frida…

Belén Jaramillo (Bln Bike)

Belén Jaramillo, known as Bln Bike in the street art scene, is a renowned illustrator and muralist from Quito Ecuador, where she graduated as a Graphic Designer from the Metropolitan Institute of…

Tainá Lima (Criola)

Originally from the city of Belo Horizonte, Criola is part of the new generation of Brazilian urban artists whose pieces are informed by issues surrounding their feminine universe and the search for…

Francisco Díaz (Pastel)

Francisco Díaz (better known as Pastel), is an Argentinian urban artist and architect who started painting on the street in 2001. Today, his work focuses on a critique of modern living; adding value…

Juan Sebastián Aguirre (Apitatán)

Juan Sebastián Aguirre, better known as Apitatán, is an Ecuadorian urban artist, graphic designer, and illustrator who, in addition to filling local and foreign street with art, strives to generates…

Sebastián Oyarbide (Seba Cener)

Sebastián Oyarbide is a native of the Argentinian city of Tandil, and ten years ago he ventured into the world of street art. Known under the pseudonym “Seba Cener,” he has painted murals not only in…

Jesús Camarena (Xomatok)

Xomatok is the pseudonym of Jesús Camarena, a Peruvian visual artist and art director who spent several years working with a modern aesthetic that transforms urban spaces through the use of color in…

Alejandro Medina (Okso)

Ironic, scathing, irreverent, and very graphic, the Venezuelan Alejandro Medina, A.K.A Okso Vacuno raises a hand in protest to paradigms established by society through the use of characters like the…

Andrés Montoya (Toxicómano)

Growing out of the Bogota Punk scene and lead by graphic designer and activist Andrés Montoya, the collective known as "Toxicómano" has been producing edgy and politically motivated works on the…

Roberto Mamani Mamani

Roberto Mamani Mamani, of Quechua birth and Aymara blood, was born on December 6, 1962. From a very early age, his need for creative expression led him on a path to becoming an artist. Since 1983…

Kocha Se Raya

KSR stands for Kocha Se Raya, a group of urban artists from Cochabamba who have been painting the walls of the city for some time now. The crew includes artists Oveja213 and Puriskiri, both of whom…

Jade Rivera

Jade Rivera was born in Junín, Peru in 1983 and is widely recognized for his large-format murals that often feature people and disproportionately large birds and insects depicted with a heavy dose of…

Steep

Steep is an academic artist born in Ecuador who feels the need to look for alternative spaces where his creations can be realized. That's how he found, in the walls of various cities, spaces where he…

Bastardilla

Bastardilla is the name of an urban artist who was originally born in Medellín but grew up in the Colombian capital of Bogotá. Her work aims to create a dialogue with passersby on the street and the…

Sammy & Cynthia (Un Kolor Distinto)

Over 30 years ago in the ocean-side epicenter of Chile's burgeoning street-art movement, a couple of kids took paint cans in hand and started feverishly adding to the color explosion that was…

Carla Bresciani

Carla Bresciani is a well known name in the Ecuadorian street art scene of Guayaquil; working with a group of other artists who hope for a more cultural city. Carla entered into Street art, like so…

Inti Castro (INTI)

Born in one of the street art capitals of the world (Valparaiso, Chile) into a family dedicated to the arts and music, it is no surprise that he would naturally gravitate to this kind of pastime.

Marcos Rodrigo (Wark da Rocinha)

The Brazilian street artist Marcos Rodrigo signs his murals as Wark da Rocinha (meaning “Wark from Rocinha favela in Rio”). Notorious for poverty, crime, and makeshift houses and styles of living,…

Daniel Cortez (Decertor)

Decertor is the alias of the Peruvian artist Daniel Cortez, a self-taught painter active since 2005. Decertor got his start when he was following the rising hip-hop scene of Callao, a city near Lima…

Dasic Fernández

Dasic Fernández is a Chilean born artist but has lived and worked in New York for 11 years. Fernández, whose work is characterized by the use of rivulets of color floating upwards from his subjects,…

Santiago Panichelli, Pedro Panichelli, and Francisco Ferreyra (Triángulo Dorado)

Formed in 2007, Triángulo Dorado ("Golden Triangle" in English) was one of the most influential artist collectives to join the Buenos Aires street art movement. The group was made up of three…

Nati Andreoli & Lina Castellanos (Dúo Amazonas)

Dúo Amazonas is a collective of street artists organized by Nati Andreoli and Lina Castellanos; the former born in Argentina and the latter in Colombia. Both of them have professional degrees and…

Sofia Acosta (La Suerte)

Sofia Acosta is the real name of Ecuadorian street artist "La Suerte" (translated as “The Luck”). Apart from an urban artist, she is also a photographer and illustrator for several independent…

Knorke Leaf (Norka Paz Rodo)

Knorke Leaf, a.k.a Norka Paz Rodo is a very talented muralist, illustrator, and engraver born in La Paz, Bolivia. With many works scattered around the capitol, she has also painted internationally,…

Nicolás Romero (Ever)

When he first moved away from graffiti, he started working on faces, many of which were political figures. By experimenting with different styles and playing with techniques for symbolic…

Georgina Ciotti

Georgina Ciotti was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and from a very young age was always involved in art and especially linked to drawing, painting, and workshops. Like all of the other artists…

Martin Ron (Ron Muralist)

One of the most recognized muralists in all of South America, Martin Ron has continued to produce massive and intricate compositions at an astounding rate.

Nina Pandolfo

Nina was born in 1977 in the city of Tupã and a bit later her family moved to the capital of São Paulo when she was still just a baby. As a teenager, she always showed interest in painting and…

Pum Pum

Pum Pum is an urban artist and graphic designer from Argentina, who, although she tries to keep her face and name out of the media, has become one of the most recognized artists in the field of urban…

Franco Fasoli (JAZ)

Argentinian by birth, Franco Fasoli, is an urban artist who signs his numerous works that are spread around the world with the pseudonym “JAZ.” His style along with the themes he paints speak to the…

Edwin Higuchi Fernández (Pésimo)

Pésimo or Edwin Higuchi Fernández is one of the most renowned graffiti artists in South America with over 20 years of experience and hundreds of murals to his name. A central figure in the Peruvian…

Nathalia Gallego (GLEO)

Nathalia Gallego, commonly known as “Gleo”, has become one of the most prominent figures of the modern South American street art scene. Her murals can be found not only in Colombia (where she is…

Sebastián Navarro (Charquipunk)

Strongly inspired by nature, Charquipunk (Sebastián Navarro) delights us with his vividly colored and seemingly moving pieces, bringing the cities he paints and their gray walls to life. A native of…

(Stinkfish)

Based on the sheer volume and size of the murals he paints I'm sure lots of people out there know the identity of this anonymous street artist. At the time of writing this article however, we still…

Gastón Rosa (Untonga)

Untonga, whose real name is Gastón Rosa, lives in Montevideo, Uruguay, where he "wallpapers" the city with his epitaphs and phrases written in public spaces. His compositions tend to be simple words…

Cris Herrera (Kiki)

Colombian Street artist Cris Herrera, better known as "Kiki," has been living in Argentina since 2015 actively producing a number of large intricate murals. Focussing heavily on the communities where…

Conrad Florez

Ricardo Conrad Flórez was born in Lima, Perú and later his family moved to the city of Ventanilla where he would eventually get involved in the street art movement. Growing up his attention naturally…

Diana Ordóñez (Ledania)

Diana Ordóñez, better known as Ledania, is a Colombian artist from the city of Bogotá who offers a fresh and different perspective on ​​art. Apart from creating street art she also works with plastic…

Douglas de Castro and Renato Reno (Bicicleta Sem Freio)

Bicicleta Sem Freio, a name that can be translated as "Bicycle Without Brakes," is a collective organized by Douglas de Castro and Renato Reno, two great Brazilian illustrators and muralists. Their…

Franklin Piaguaje

In 2012, when he was 14 years old, he began to experiment with sculptures in plaster, clay, and porcelain, materials that he learned to handle thanks to tutorials he found on the internet. Soon…

Milu Correch

The Argentinian Milu Correch is a specialist in large-scale murals, charged with nostalgia and within a very emotionally intimate atmosphere, creating pieces that evoke the feeling you get from…

José Gallino

José Gallino has become one of the most talked-about names in the Uruguayan street art scene. This 33-year-old has produced an enormous number of murals, so many that he has lost count of them. He…

Jean Betancourt (Mr. Garek)

Jean Betancourt, better known as Mr. Garek is a Venezuelan animation specialist and muralist living in Bogotá, Colombia since 2018. Mr. Garek's work has been mutating over the years, started with…

Rui Amaral

Considered one of the most influential graffiti artists in Brazil, the multimedia artist Rui Amaral is part of the pantheon of the first generation of modern urban art in São Paulo, which emerged in…

Oz Montanía

Oz Montanía, born in Paraguay in 1985, is one of the most recognized artists in the Latin American urban scene and uses his position to promote the street art movement in Paraguay, a country where…

Gustavo and Otávio Pandolfo (Os Gêmeos)

Os Gêmeos (translated as “The Twins”) is a pair of twin brothers from São Paulo, born in 1974, whose real names are Gustavo and Otávio Pandolfo. Both graduated in communication and design and started…

Arturo Rodriguez Naranjo (Volátil)

Arturo Rodriguez Naranjo is a Colombian artist who has left his mark on number of cities of the world, going by the name “Volátil.” His work is full of color and passion and the faces of his…

Nicolás Germani and Sasha Reisin (Primo Murales)

Primo Murales is the name of the street art duo formed by Nicolás Germani, an industrial designer and visual artist, and Sasha Reisin, a graduate in electronic arts. In 2012 they began creating urban…

Elliot Tupac

Elliot Tupac is one of the most renowned urban artists in Latin America. An expert in screen printing, calligraphy, and lettering; he has left his signature mark on cities of across South America; a…

Alex Senna

Alex Senna's work is born out of the language of illustration, comic books, and graffiti. Based off of these genre, he builds in to each piece a story with an important poetic or entertaining…

Simon Arancibia (La Robot de Madera)

Simon Arancibia, better known as La Robot de Madera (translated as “The Wooden Fembot”) is a Chilean painter, graffiti artist and muralist. He began participating in urban interventions while he was…

Jocelyn Aracena (Anis)

Under the pseudonym “Anis," the Chilean illustrator and muralist Jocelyn Aracena has earned a prominent place in the urban art scene. Establishing herself as one of the most talented and prolific…

Luis Martins (L7M)

Luis Martins, also known as L7M, is a Brazilian artist producing work that goes beyond the norm of what we usually see in urban art. By mixing the organic with fractals and flowing, vivid colors, he…

Fuga Muralista

The collective Fuga Muralista was born in the Venezuelan city of Mérida in 2013 and arose from the perceived need for more cultural representation in the streets of their city. This movement is made…

Florencia Durán and Camilo Núñez (Colectivo Licuado)

Florencia Durán and Camilo Núñez studied industrial design together at university and later began painting murals together on a grand scale. It started humbly, just with graffiti and stencils on open…